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Single Guide for Transportation, Monitoring, and Control of Medicines (time extension)

Resolution DM/No. 00114, issued by the Ministry of the Popular Power for Nourishment, was published in Official Gazette No. 40,370 of March 12, 2014. The Resolution extends for ninety (90) business days the period of time established in the Sole Paragraph of article 16 of the Joint Resolution of the Ministries of the Popular Power for Health, for Commerce, for Science, Technology, and Innovation, and for Nourishment, published in Official Gazette No. 39,971, dated July 25, 2012, whereby the Integral System of Control of Medicines (Sistema Integral de Control de Medicamentos – “SICM”) was implemented and the guidelines and criteria to govern the issue of the Single Guide for Transportation, Monitoring, and Control of Medicines intended for commercialization and distribution in the national territory were established.

 

Based on the foregoing, the military authorities must refrain from requiring the Single Guide for Transportation, Monitoring, and Control of Medicines, intended for commercialization and distribution in the national territory, for a period of ninety (90) business days counted as from the effective date of the Resolution.

 

The Resolution became effective on March 7, 2014.

 

In order to access the Resolution, please click here.

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